Up to five crew members on the sets of Mission: Impossible reportedly quit after actor Tom Cruise spoke out against them for failing to follow Covid-19 protocols.
It was reported on Tuesday that the 58-year-old actor was furious with the crew and given them a dressing for failing to follow pandemic protocols while on the set of Warner Bros Studios in the UK. If the reports are to be believed, the exposure of the incident made matters worse and there his “greater anger” at the sets of the film.
While Cruise is hailed as a hero for ensuring safety on the set, his scolding has not been well received by the staff, who are clearly upset. Five of them quit.
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According to reports, Cruise’s outburst was taped on audiotape with the actor saying, “And if anyone on this crew does it, it is – and so are you.” He reportedly saw two crew members standing less than three feet apart and not maintaining social distance on a computer screen. The Hollywood star’s outbreak came after spotting two crew members six feet apart – after all, at least 50 members of the Warner Bros. studio in Leavesden, UK, were stunned.
“We’re the gold standard,” you can hear Cruise screaming, “they’re in Hollywood right now, making films for us. I call every studio, insurance company, producer at night and they look at us and use us to make their films. We’re creating thousands of jobs, mothers. I never want to see it again. Never! “
Cruise went on to threaten her job security, shouting, “Do you understand the responsibility you have? Because I’ll take care of your reason. And if you can’t be reasonable and I can’t use your logic, it is you.” fired “, according to the tape.
He yelled some more, saying he wasn’t going to turn off the “movie”, and if he saw someone disobeying the covid norms again, he’d have them fired right away!
The audio clip, which was also shared by The Sun, went viral instantly and was lauded by Cruises fans who hoped the world would have more “responsible people” who would react in a similar way if others dared to adopt the covid norms hurt.
The crew is currently shooting for the latest film in the blockbuster franchise – Mission Impossible 7.